Having access to a decent map is non-negotiable while traveling. Even though the usual maps have now been replaced by the digital maps that we carry in our smartphones, people still often lose their way amid ambiguous instructions.
One of the leading navigational applications, Google Maps, allows users to download the offline maps of the areas before they visit to save time and data usage. In addition, the tech giant has also added a host of augmented reality features to the platform, including one that enables you to locate the ideal place to take a selfie in the vicinity.
While this feature may seem more amusing instead of being functional, the latest update for the app is a total game-changer for it has on offer.
We’ve all been stuck inside a large building while finding our way to a specific location. You could be at an airport, and you need to find your way to a particular spot or get from gate to gate for a fast connection. Google has come up with a dependable solution for all these situations.
The app’s Live View feature is getting a significant upgrade as it will now use augmented reality to overlay directions with arrows guiding you along the way precisely.
Westfield Malls is one of the first partners to feature in the update to help you find the store you’re looking for. The airports in Zurich and Tokyo are also set to be covered with the feature later this year.
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